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Must-Try Margarita Cocktail and Mexican Cuisine Pairing

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Do you love Margarita cocktails? Have you tried pairing it with Mexican dishes? Margarita and Mexican cuisine is like a match made in heaven! The thrilling flavours of the classic tequila cocktail complements the delicious Mexican delights perfectly. Whether you are hosting a house party or simply looking for a cocktail and food pairing to elevate your dining experience, these ideas are sure to impress. 

Margarita Cocktail & Mexican Cuisine Pairing

1. Margarita Cocktail Recipe

Margarita Cockt
This is the classic tequila cocktail recipe that has been a staple across many bars and restaurants worldwide. The thrilling flavours of the margarita cocktail are sure to entice the taste buds. The fusion of Don Julio Blanco tequila, orange liqueur, fresh lime and agave syrup creates an unforgettable concoction. Here’s the classic margarita cocktail recipe for you to try:

Ingredients
- Don Julio Blanco Tequila - 60ml
- Orange Liqueur - 15ml
- Lime Juice - 30ml
- Agave Syrup - 15ml
- Lime Wheel - 1
- Salt
- Ice

Method
- Rub a lime wedge over the rim of a margarita glass and then dip it into salt to coat.
- Grab a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice.
- Measure and pour Don Julio Blanco tequila, triple sec, freshly squeezed lime juice and agave syrup into the shaker. 
- Shake vigorously to combine the ingredients.
- Using a cocktail strainer, strain the mixture of the prepared margarita glass over the fresh ice.
- Garnish the drink with a lime wheel and serve.

Recommended Mexican Cuisine: Tacos, enchiladas, guacamole and nachos, etc.

2. Spicy Margarita Cocktail Recipe

Spicy Margarita
This take on the classic tequila cocktail is perfect for those who enjoy bold and spicy flavours. Made with jalapeños, this spicy margarita cocktail offers a thrilling sensation that will leave your taste buds tingling. To mix this spicy margarita cocktail at home, here’s the recipe for you:

Ingredients
- Don Julio Blanco Tequila - 45ml
- Fresh Lime Juice - 30ml
- Agave Nectar - 15ml
- Jalapeño (chopped into slices) - 2-3 
- Ice

Method
- Prepare a rocks glass by running a lime wedge on the rim to moisten it. Dip the rim onto a plate filled with salt to coat the edges. Set it aside.
- In a cocktail shaker, muddle a few jalapeno slices.
- Fill the shaker with ice.
- Measure and pour Don Julio Blanco Tequila, freshly squeezed lime juice, and agave nectar into the shaker. 
- Shake vigorously to combine. 
- Using a cocktail strainer, strain the mixture into the prepared rocks glass over fresh ice.
- Garnish with a wheel of lime and jalapeño slices.

Recommended Mexican Cuisine: queso fundido, loaded nachos, enchiladas suizas, chilaquiles, etc.

3. Pomegranate Margarita Cocktail Recipe

Pomegranate Margarita
This fruity goodness will make any house party or brunch gathering a delightful affair. Pomegranate juice, orange liqueur, Don Julio Blanco tequila, agave nectar and fresh lime come together in a delicious fusion of flavours. Here’s the cocktail recipe for you to try at home:

Ingredients
- Don Julio Blanco Tequila - 45ml
- Orange Liqueur - 30ml
- Pomegranate Juice - 30ml
- Agave Nectar - 8ml
- Lime Juice - 8ml
- Lime Wedge Garnish - 1
- Ice

Method
- In a cocktail shaker, combine Don Julio Blanco Tequila, orange liqueur, pomegranate juice, agave nectar and freshly squeezed lime juice.
- Fill the shaker with ice and shake vigorously to combine.
- Strain the mixture into a rocks glass filled with ice. 
- Garnish with a wedge of lime.
- Serve and enjoy!

Recommended Mexican Cuisine: Ceviche, fish tacos, shrimp salad, etc.

4. Frozen Margarita Cocktail Recipe

Frozen Margarita Cocktail
Love frozen delights? Then this will be a treat to your senses. The classic margarita, but with a frosty twist. Perfect for house parties and any celebration, a frozen margarita cocktail will charm even the most discerning taste buds. Mixing this cocktail at home is easy and definitely worth a try! Here’s the tequila cocktail recipe for you:

Ingredients
- Don Julio Blacno Tequila - 60ml
- Orange Liqueur - 22.5ml
- Lime Juice - 30ml
- Lime Wheel - 1
- Ice
- Salt

Method
- Grab a Margarita glass and rub the rim with a lemon wedge. Now, dip the rim on the plate of salt and coat it evenly. Set the glass aside
- In a blender, measure and pour Don Julio tequila, Cointreau, and freshly squeezed lime juice followed by a cup of ice
- Blend the ingredients until it gets a smooth and frothy texture
- Pour the mixture into the prepared Margarita glass
- Garnish with a wheel of lime and serve

Recommended Mexican Cuisine: quesadillas, pineapple salsa, burritos, fajitas, etc.